Making Traditional Noodles

 

Noodles are ubiquitous in Asian cuisine, so you would think that the process to make it is pretty simple. You would be completely wrong. In this authentic film, you get a behind the scenes look at the traditional way of making noodles. It captures the extensive manual work and process behind the beloved ingredient.

The sheer number of processes from working the dough, to the evolving delicate strands is reflected by the changing sky in this charming video where manual dexterity, patience, and a large back yard seem to be the key ingredients.

So next time you chow down your chow mein spare a thought for the workhorse of the dish ... the noodles.